Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.